Help support healthy, vibrant, diverse and resilient communities!
Welcome to Land and Cultural Preservation Fund, Inc (LCPF). Most likely you have landed here because you are involved in one of the organizations LCPF supports – or wish to be. Members of our community volunteer hundreds of hours monthly to Community F.A.R.E, Friends of Frederick County, Stream Link Education or Community Renewable Energy (all LCPF organizations) – to keep our home healthy, vibrant, diverse and resilient. Please join us in this quest!
What’s happening in our community to keep it healthy,
vibrant, diverse and resilient!
Marylanders send 90% of their food dollars outside Maryland. Imagine what it would be like if our local farmers got some of your food dollars? Frederick Fresh Online is working to help our community have access to locally grown food while simultaneously creating solid markets for our small farmers to gradually grow their businesses. Success […]
February 25, 2021: It’s CSA week: Dandelion and Rust Farm offering subsidized shares, Envision Conversation: How to find local food through CSA, Farmer’s Markets and Online through FFO, Summer Creek Farm sells commercial and retail seed starter mixes, Farm to School and Blessings in a Backpack work together to get local free range eggs to […]
Community FARE’s Farm to School Program is working with Blessings in a Backpack and Piece of Harmony farm in Myersville to send over 300 bags of locally grown lettuce to Frederick County students and their families this week. We are looking for sweet potatoes to send home next. We send along recipes and ideas for […]
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Are you interested in a convenient way to purchase local foods and support Frederick County Farmers while staying safe during the Covid-19 pandemic? Frederick Fresh Online may be your answer! From the comfort of your home, Frederick Fresh Online lets you view and order locally grown and produced vegetables, fruits, herbs, meats, garden plants, chocolate, […]
Message from American Farmland Trust: How Threatened is Maryland’s Farmland–and What is the State Doing to Protect It?
How Threatened is Maryland’s Farmland–and What is the State Doing to Protect It? A new study from American Farmland Trust – “Farms Under Threat: The State of the States” – provides groundbreaking new data that answer these questions. JOIN US for a webinar on Wednesday, June 17th at 1:00 PM to dig into the findings for Maryland. We’ll be […]
Testimony of Community FARE in support of raising the recordation fee by $1 per $500 of value to generate about $6.8 million in annual revenue for agricultural preservation programs
On March 10, 2020 Community FARE testified in support of raising the recordation fee by $1 per $500 value to support putting more agricultural land in permanent preservation; this will help Frederick County reach its 100,000 acres preserved by 2040. Good Evening. I am Janice Wiles, Director for Community FARE (Food-Advocacy-Resources-Education) here […]
Be part of a Saturday morning volunteer team that plants 2,630 trees on almost 9 acres to help protect the Linganore Creek – an important tributary that provides drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people in Frederick County. Stream Link Education needs maintenance volunteers! Sign up to be part of the planting and/or maintenance teams […]
Featuring John Smucker,Stream Link Education! One of Maryland’s greatest treasures are our rolling hills and vast fields of farmland that are throughout our great state. In order to combat the climate crisis and improve our water quality, we need farmers to sustainably utilize their land. One of the programs that helps farmers […]
Frederick County Farm to School Progress Report -5 farm field trips scheduled for the spring at Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Field trips were funded through a Starbucks Foundation Grant. STEM leaders were offered the trips for their classes and they filled immediately! Alysia is working w/ Katlyn at CMO to write the lesson plans. A […]